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If genetic tests are only done on cancer tissue

Call for Gene Tests in Cancer to Include Normal Tissue

Current practice of only focusing on tumor samples might adversely affect care
With respect to seropositivity

Aerosolized Measles Vaccine Inferior to Subcutaneous Vaccine

Lower rate of seropositivity for children receiving aerosolized versus subcutaneous vaccine
Many patients still undergo routine preoperative testing before cataract surgery despite recommendations against it

Many Cataract Patients Undergo Unnecessary Pre-Op Testing

Probability of undergoing testing mainly linked to ophthalmologist managing pre-op assessment
Medicare spending is down in year one of the Pioneer accountable care organization program

Medicare Spending Down in Year One of Pioneer ACO

Total adjusted per-beneficiary spending down in ACO group versus control group
Fish oil supplementation is associated with atherothrombotic risk reduction in suspected coronary artery disease

Fish Oil Supplementation Tied to Lower Atherothrombotic Risk

Potential benefit in suspected CAD greatest for patients not receiving lipid-lowering tx
For men diagnosed with prostate cancer aged older than 70 years

Prolonged ADT Ups Diabetes, CVD Risk for Older Men

Prolonged androgen deprivation tx ups risk in men with prostate CA, especially those with comorbidities
Looking up students on Facebook and other social networking sites is associated with ethical concerns

Ethical Implications for Looking Up Applicants on Facebook

Misinterpretation of content, implicit bias could undermine fair appraisal for applicants
A new modified timolol-based cream seems effective for infantile hemangiomas

Modified Timolol Agent Effective for Infantile Hemangiomas

After average of 3.25 months, treated parts regressed significantly more than untreated parts
Recently adopted legislation has repealed the sustainable growth rate formula

AMA Announces End of Sustainable Growth Rate Formula

Legislation includes provisions such as simplification of reporting programs, incentive payments
Acetaminophen may do more than simply dull pain -- it may also dull positive and negative emotions

Acetaminophen Appears to Blunt Emotional Response

Research involved two experiments, each enlisting about 80 college students